On Feb. 12, Trans Pride NYC gathered a vibrant group of trans-identified story tellers and creatives to share their experiences with love during an event entitled "Kiss Me, I'm Trans." The evening was a moving testament to the ways their experiences are uniquely shaped by the various meanings given to and perceptions of their bodies, as well as by the consistent threat and reality of violence.
Sasha Alexander of Black Trans Media speaks to to One+Love about policing, pain, and power. If you can be in Harlem this Friday, don’t miss Black, Red, and Blue, “a night of film, discussion, storytelling, healing, and resistance in honor of Islan Nettles and black trans peoples.”
ELIXHER joined forces with dynamic trans community leaders of color and grassroots groups to profile how beautiful and powerful love looks for 10 trans women of color. This piece would not exist without Ashley Love of Black Trans * Women’s Lives Matter, Bali White, L’lerrét Jazelle Ailith, Monica Roberts of TransGriot, and Olympia Perez and Sasha Alexander of Black Trans Media. - See more at: http://elixher.com/10-trans-women-of-color-in-love/#sthash.MVky10Mv.dpuf